People take pictures of the Summer, just in case someone thought they had missed it, and to proved that it really existed.
When I wrote the song, I had the sea near Bombay in mind. We stayed at a hotel by the sea, and the fishermen come up at five in the morning and they were all chanting. And we went on the beach and we got chased by a mad dog - big as a donkey.
Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
I don't think England is that gray but India is like a long drone.
I think that songwriting changed when groups started spending more time in the studio.